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by StephenGoranson
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Legion of Jesuses in Josephus
Replies: 60
Views: 15094

Re: The Legion of Jesuses in Josephus

StephenGoranson wrote: ↑ Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:51 am Tal Ilan, in Lexicon of Jewish Names in Late Antiquity, Part I, Palestine 330 BCE-200 CE (2002) 56, 126-33, 449 documented 103 men named Joshua, the sixth most popular male name in this collection. davidlau17 wrote: I'm familiar with that work - but ...
by StephenGoranson
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Legion of Jesuses in Josephus
Replies: 60
Views: 15094

Re: The Legion of Jesuses in Josephus

Tal Ilan, in Lexicon of Jewish Names in Late Antiquity, Part I, Palestine 330 BCE-200 CE (2002) 56, 126-33, 449 documented 103 men named Joshua, the sixth most popular male name in this collection.
by StephenGoranson
Tue May 28, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: report: doctoral dissertation on "secret gospel" claims not a fake
Replies: 13
Views: 5523

Re: report: doctoral dissertation on "secret gospel" claims not a fake

Librarians generally do not appreciate visitors stealing or destroying books in their library. And stealing or destroying it would not further QQ's aims. No equivalence?
by StephenGoranson
Tue May 28, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: report: doctoral dissertation on "secret gospel" claims not a fake
Replies: 13
Views: 5523

Re: report: doctoral dissertation on "secret gospel" claims not a fake

I suggest that if QQ did not return the book, the librarian would have noticed, so perhaps in this case it is not the same level of probability. Yes I saw his photos. Thanks. The usual ownership-marking places (spine and title page) were missing. I am not opposed to testing. It may be fair to say th...
by StephenGoranson
Tue May 28, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: report: doctoral dissertation on "secret gospel" claims not a fake
Replies: 13
Views: 5523

Re: report: doctoral dissertation on "secret gospel" claims not a fake

a) I have not read the new dissertation. The news report doesn't offer much actually new (that is, that T. P. hasn't written before), other than that the dissertation exists. But perhaps it has new content. I would read it if it becomes freely available. b) To DCH, for what it's worth, Michael Zeddi...
by StephenGoranson
Mon May 20, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: The Books of Enoch
Replies: 4
Views: 2075

Re: The Books of Enoch

I don't know much about Ignatius. In some other volumes I think the series is pretty good. Several of J. VanderKam's publications are imo excellent.
by StephenGoranson
Sun May 19, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: The Books of Enoch
Replies: 4
Views: 2075

Re: The Books of Enoch

There is a commentary on 1 Enoch in two volumes (Hermeneia series, Fortress Press):
vol. 1 Chapters 1-36, 81-108, by George Nickelsburg 2001
vol. 2 Chapters 37-82, by Nickelsburg and James C. VanderKam 2012
by StephenGoranson
Wed May 08, 2019 5:00 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: "Did Eusebius read Papias?"...
Replies: 1
Views: 733

"Did Eusebius read Papias?"...

...is the title of an article by Luke J. Stevens in The Journal of Theological Studies, Volume 70, Issue 1, April 2019, Pages 163–183. The Abstract: Although the Ecclesiastical History of Eusebius of Caesarea is our principal source of information on Papias of Hierapolis and his lost Exegesis of Dom...
by StephenGoranson
Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: The St Mark's Isaiah Scroll's marginal symbols
Replies: 8
Views: 4928

Re: The St Mark's Isaiah Scroll's marginal symbols

Oops, the URL above works only if you search it at web.archive.org and select, for example, the first time it was saved on Dec. 5, 1998.